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Argentina, Brazil - Art, Culture & Architecture

(12 Days)

Buenos Aires | Belo Horizonte | Ouro Preto | Rio de Janeiro | Niteroi

Day Routing
01 Buenos Aires

Arrival in Buenos Aires. You will join a walking tour through the downtown of this contrasting city. Optional dinner at a local restaurant in walking distance.

02 Buenos Aires

City exploration through the Southern area of Buenos Aires with the neighbourhoods San Telmo and La Boca. Visit a lovely mansion with access to a spectacular underground labyrinth of wide vaulted brick tunnels going back to the city’s early settlements. Visit to the Museum Quinquela Martin and the Proa Foundation. In the evening dinner and tango show at El Viejo Almacén.

03 Buenos Aires

Today you will get to know the northern part of Buenos Aires including an inside visit of the Colon Theatre. Continue to the Evita Museum. It is devoted to disclosing the life, work and set of beliefs and values of María Eva Duarte de Perón. Afterwards visit the Collection of Modern Latinamerican Art at museum MALBA.

04 Buenos Aires

Walking tour in the city of San Isidro, a colonial and aristocratic area with heritage buildings. Continue to Tigre, a town in the Buenos Aires province and visit to the Mate Museum. After a navigation on Rio de la Plata through the Tigre delta and lunch, return to Buenos Aires.

05 Buenos Aires

Free day to enjoy the city. Optional visit of 2 museums of your choice in the city center. Night visit to one of the most emblematic buildings of Buenos Aires with its magnific lighttower - the Palacio Barolo.

06 Buenos Aires - Belo Horizonte

Flight to Belo Horizonte, the third largest city with a beautiful view of nearby mountains.

07 Belo Horizonte

Full day excursion to the Insituto Inhotim with a world-class collection of Contemporary Brazilian Art in Brumadinho. Lunch is included. Dinner will be served at the hotel.

08 Belo Horizonte - Ouro Preto

Transfer to Ouro Preto, famous for its Baroque architecture. Walking tour along the highlights visiting different churches. Proceed to Mariana, walk down its picturesque streets with houses dated from the beginning of the 18th century, with their balconies of wood, iron and even soapstone. Dinner at a local restaurant. 

09 Ouro Preto - Rio de Janeiro

Transfer to Rio de Janeiro, passing by Congonhas, famous for its pilgrimage church Bom Jesus de Matozinhos. Arrival in the evening at Rio de Janeiro.

10 Rio de Janeiro

City tour including visit to the Corcovado. After a stroll at the Olympic Boulevard, visit to the Rio Art Museum (MAR) and the Museum of Tomorrow. Dinner at an antique shop turned into a nightclub and beautifully decorated with antique products from 1910 to 1940.

11 Rio de Janeiro

Samba dance class in the morning. Drive to Niteroi for a visit in the Contemporary Art Museum designed by Oscar Niemeyer. Farewell dinner at a local BBQ restaurant.

12 Rio de Janeiro

Transfer to the airport and homebound flight.